Kumamoto, JapanWikipedia: Kumamoto_Prefecture | Official Government Website: www.pref.kumamoto.jp/english/list.html
Updated: Mar. 8, 2012
About Kumamoto, JapanKumamoto (熊本県) is a prefecture in Japan. It is located on the southernmost of the four large islands of Japan. This region is volcanically active and mountainous, although it also extends to the coast. The climate has clear seasons but is relatively moderate and has very high rainfall which is seasonally distributed, with rain year round but much more rain falling in the summer.
Kumamoto is a major producer of tea, and is bordered by Kagoshima prefecture to the south, another important tea producing region.
Styles of Tea Produced in Kumamoto, Japan
This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Kumamoto, Japan.
Best Kumamoto Teas
The notion of the "best" Kumamoto teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Kumamoto, Japan, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.